Board of Trustees

Sandra Bauter – President

Michael Lamb – Vice President

Danell Morrison – Secretary

Teri Jones – Treasurer

Leone Heberer – Trustee

Mike McCain- Trustee

Terri Downey- Trustee

Contact Trustees: trustees@fossilridge.org

 

MISSION STATEMENT OF THE

FOSSIL RIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT 

The library district will satisfy the 21st Century educational, recreational, and literary needs of all ages in our communities with superior service in physical and virtual environments that provide access to the world of social and cultural ideas, and enrich the quality of lives.

Meeting Dates

The regular meetings of the Library Board will be held at the Fossil Ridge Public Library, 386 W. Kennedy Road, Braidwood, Illinois, at 6:00 p.m. on the 3rd Monday of the month. *The August meeting will be held on the fourth Monday of the month.

July 17, 2017                             January 15, 2018

*August 28, 2017                       February 19, 2018

 September 18, 2017                   March 19, 2018

 October 16, 2017                        April 16, 2018

 November 20, 2017                    May 21, 2018

 December 18, 2017                    June 18, 2018

 

 

Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE:

The Regular Board Meeting of the Fossil Ridge Public Library District Board of Trustees will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Fossil Ridge Public Library, 386 West Kennedy Road,Braidwood, IL 60408.

This public body may adjourn to closed session to discuss matters so permitted, and may act upon such matters upon returning to open session. Any individual requiring special accommodations as specified by the American with Disabilities Act is requested to notify Fossil Ridge Public Library at 815-458-2187 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting date.

 

       

Library Hours

 

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed

PrairieCat

 

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or renew your items here.

PrairieCat

Upcoming Events

 
Toddlers and their caregivers can explore and play with different toys and sensory materials each week, develop fine and gross motor skills, as well as social interaction and language skills. Caregivers must accompany child during program. Recommend for ages birth-four years. Registration required
Want to boost your child’s reading enjoyment, confidence, and motivation? Reading to Maisy therapy dog is a great way to do it. Children aged pre-k through grade 5 are encouraged to attend. Reading sessions are individual, children read on a first come, first serve basis.
Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.
Storytime will begin with a show-and-tell time, where children will be able to share one show-and-tell item each with the group, followed by stories on various topics each week, and concluding with a related craft activity. This class is for Kindergartners through 3rd graders Registration Required.
Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.
Storytime will begin with a show-and-tell time, where children will be able to share one show-and-tell item each with the group, followed by stories on various topics each week, and concluding with a related craft activity. This class is for Kindergartners through 3rd graders Registration Required.

Kid’s Library

 

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Kid's Library

OMNI Libraries

 

Download audiobooks and e-books.
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eReadIllinois

 

Free eBooks supported by the Illinois Secretary of State through the Illinois State Library.
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Museum Adventure Pass

 

Get your Museum Passes at the Circulation Desk. You must bring a Fossil Ridge adult library card to get a pass.
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About Us

 

Fossil Ridge Public Library serves the community in Braidwood, Illinois and the surrounding area.

We offer many different programs and have many resources available for anything that you may be searching for.

Visit us today and find out for yourself!

Contact Us

 

Get in touch with us today or stop by for a visit.
Phone: (815) 458-2187
Fax: (815) 458-2042
Email: questions@fossilridge.org
Address: 386 W. Kennedy Road,
Braidwood, IL 60408
Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 9am - 8pm
Fri. 9am - 5pm / Sat. 9am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed

Upcoming Events

 
Toddlers and their caregivers can explore and play with different toys and sensory materials each week, develop fine and gross motor skills, as well as social interaction and language skills. Caregivers must accompany child during program. Recommend for ages birth-four years. Registration required
Want to boost your child’s reading enjoyment, confidence, and motivation? Reading to Maisy therapy dog is a great way to do it. Children aged pre-k through grade 5 are encouraged to attend. Reading sessions are individual, children read on a first come, first serve basis.
Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.